The Children's Law Committee addresses issues related to children's legal rights and juvenile justice.
Educate members of the Bar regarding not only new laws impacting children and current trends in child welfare, but also regarding basic information to enable them to be more effective advocates for children.
Draft, evaluate, and support legislation in an effort to improve the legal system for children.
Provide resources and information to members of the public in order to make the legal system more accessible. The Committee has provided information on the following topics for the public portion of the Bar website:
A Quick Guide for South Carolina Safe Havens
Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Immigration Law
Children with Disabilities
Daniel's Law: Information for Safe Havens
Early Childhood Care
Guardian Ad Litem
Kinship Care in South Carolina
LGBT Children or Parents
Name Changes for Children
What is Foster Care?
Who is a "Child"?